Science Saturday: Uncovering disparities in local communities -- the case of the HPV vaccine
Where you live may affect whether you receive the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine, suggests a new study published in the journal Vaccine. The first human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved for use in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration in 2006. According to the National Cancer Institute, the types of HPV the current vaccine covers are those which cause 90% of genital warts, as many as 90% of cervical cancers, as well as a majority of oropharyngeal (a type of throat cancer), anal, penile, vaginal and vulvar cancers.… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - April 30, 2022 Category: Research Source Type: news

How Quickly Does Penile Cancer Grow?
Title: How Quickly Does Penile Cancer Grow?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/14/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - April 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: Seven common warning signs of a growing tumour in the prostate
CANCEROUS cells that are pushing up against the urethra - the tube that carries urine from the bladder out through the tip of the penis - will cause bodily sensations. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New device helps restore penile length and sexual function after prostate cancer surgery
(Wolters Kluwer Health) A new type of penile traction therapy (PTT) device can increase penile length and preserve erectile function in men who have undergone prostate cancer surgery (prostatectomy), reports a clinical trial in The Journal of Urology ® , Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Organ-Sparing Penile Cancer Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes Organ-Sparing Penile Cancer Surgery Tied to Better Outcomes
Men with penile cancer who get a partial or radical glansectomy with reconstruction report satisfaction with urinary function and phallus appearance after surgery, a small study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms: Nocturia could be a sign of the disease - do you have it?
PROSTATE cancer symptoms emerge when the tumour is large enough to press against the urethra - the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body through the tip of the penis. What are the signs of the disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Penile Cancer Deadly
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Early Signs and Symptoms of Penis Cancer
Title: Early Signs and Symptoms of Penis CancerCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - October 15, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

An Update on Systemic Therapy for Penile Cancer An Update on Systemic Therapy for Penile Cancer
Learn about the most recent advancements in systemic therapy for penile squamous cell carcinoma.Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Could 1 Dose of HPV Vaccine Be Enough?
First introduced in 2006, the multi-dose human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can prevent most cervical and anal cancers among children and young adults exposed to the virus. It can also prevent the majority of both HPV-driven oral and penile cancers. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Cochrane Review assesses different HPV vaccines and vaccine schedules in adolescent girls and boys
New evidence published in the Cochrane Library today provides further information on the benefits and harms of different human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines and vaccine schedules in young women and men.HPV is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract in both women and men globally (WHO 2017). Most people who have sexual contact will be exposed to HPV at some point in their life. In most people, their own immune system will clear the HPV infection.HPV infection can sometimes persist if the immune system does not clear the virus. Persistent infection with some ‘high-risk’ strains of HPV can lead to the de...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Men Less Knowledgeable About HPV, HPV Vaccination
Most men and women did not know anal, penile, and oral cancers are caused by HPV (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 17, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Testicular cancer: Six signs the cancer has spread to other parts of the body
Testicular cancer occurs in the testicles , which are located inside the scrotum, a loose bag of skin underneath the penis. The cancer tends to mostly affect men between 15 and 49 years of age. Testicular cancer is highly treatable, even when cancer has spread beyond the testicle. Testicular cancer that has spread to other parts of the body may reveal itself in a number of ways. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man, 55, has his penis 'reconstructed' with Manuka honey
The unnamed 55-year-old, from Roskilde in Denmark, went to his GP when his foreskin became too tight to pull back. Non-cancerous tumours were found on 'all segments of the penis'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man has part of his penis amputated after 'strangulating it' with a rubber band
Doctors at the Koto Hospital in Tokyo, Japan, had to surgically remove the elastic band from the man's penis and then take off part of the flesh which had a carcinoma skin cancer growing on it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news